LOOK: Minnesota United plays first MLS home match in the pouring snow

It was a big day in the history of new Major League Soccer franchise Minnesota United FC as they hosted their first-ever home game in the league. And fittingly enough for the team in the North Star State, it was snowing.

Check out these scenes as Atlanta United, another expansion franchise, came to town for a match on Sunday, with the snow coming down pretty hard and temperatures in the teens.

Before the snow:

During the snow:

Orange ball is a must:

Not ideal conditions:

It got worse:

Field level view:

I can barely see you:

Boy, that Punxutawney Phill was right.

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